New Westminster police seek video of fatal crash

New Westminster Police are seeking assistance from anyone who may have security camera footage of a single-vehicle crash in the Fraserview neighbourhood.

According to the New Westminster Police Department, an off-duty police officer was in the area around Jamieson Court about 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16 when he heard a vehicle collide into a series of retaining walls. Rushing to the scene, the officer found a female driver who had sustained serious injuries in the collision, called for an ambulance and police, and performed CPR until members of BC Ambulance arrived and transported the driver to a nearby hospital.

“Sadly, despite the heroic efforts of the officer, the woman was confirmed deceased at the hospital,” said Sgt. Sanjay Kumar. “Our thoughts are with her family and friends.”

At this time it is believed the driver may have suffered a medical emergency which led to the collision. If anyone in the area of Jamieson Court has security cameras that may have captured the collision, contact NWPD investigators at 604-525-5411.

© New West Record

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